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PARENTING

Charting the puzzles and peeves of kid-herding — from Huggies to homework, Pilates to pinatas.

Published bi-weekly, twice a month


Most Recent:

July 16, 2015
Tongs for Nothing: My (Latest) Parenting Failure
I forgot to teach my son this basic human survival skill. What now??

May 7, 2015
Fine, Mom: You Were Right
Years after our curfew clashes, boyfriend battles and driving disputes, I gotta admit it. The woman was right.

February 26, 2015
Bedtime: An Emotional Odyssey
The highs and lows of this nightly ritual leave ME exhausted. Can I get a tuck-in, please?

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SKIRTING THE ISSUES

Sex, politics, fashion and everything else a gen-X everygal loves to dish about.

Published bi-weekly, 2 or 3 times a month


Most Recent:

July 30, 2015
Click, Cluck Goes the Online Shame Game
In an age when technology makes it stupid-easy to capture and share what used to be private information -- and in a culture that's come to believe it has the right to see and know everything and anything of interest -- Internet shaming is the new Salem Witch Trials.

July 2, 2015
Can Transgender Folks Futz with Pronouns?
This isn't gender policing, people. It's grammar policing. And you're under arrest.

June 4, 2015
Crude Awakening: When the $#!% Hits the Sand
When an Oil Spill Disaster Messes with Our Columnist's Weekly Shoreline Sunset

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Recent columns:

July 30, 2015
Click, Cluck Goes the Online Shame Game

July 16, 2015
Tongs for Nothing: My (Latest) Parenting Failure

July 2, 2015
Can Transgender Folks Futz with Pronouns?

June 4, 2015
Crude Awakening: When the $#!% Hits the Sand

May 21, 2015
Hot for the Dad Bod?

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